Many of Cumbria’s highlights are located near to Backbarrow, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s list is the fabulous Lakeside Windermere Ferry Landing and the much-loved Holker Hall. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Laurel and Hardy Museum and Coniston Water.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Step inside some of the inspiring exhibit spaces such as the World of Beatrix Potter in Windermere, the Hawkshead Grammar School in Ambleside and the John Ruskin Museum in Coniston.
Get active in nature at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. To see the nearby wilderness head out to the Lake District National Park in Windermere.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at some of the local sights such as Brantwood in Coniston. These are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. For a tour of the nearby historic attractions, don't miss Sizergh Castle in Kendal.
A pleasant way to experience the countryside is to hit the fairways at the area’s popular courses such as the Windermere Golf Club in Windermere.
Finding somewhere handy to stay close to Backbarrow is simple. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa, Windermere, the Westbourne, Windermere, or the Lonsdale Hotel - Guest House, Windermere.